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University of Newcastle (UK) Reviews

Updated Oct 8, 2019

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University of Newcastle (UK) CEO Sir Liam Donaldson
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  • "No cons really- A great place to work(in 7 reviews)

  • "Support from academics isn't great and there isn't a lot of support for finding a career external from lab work(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great city and great university"

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    PhD Student in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK)

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere in urban sciences building, with great people

    Cons

    No parking and usual university bureaucracy

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-10-08
  2. "Great fun and very interactive"

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    Former Employee - Postgraduate Student in Newcastle, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great experience and knowledge gained from uni

    Cons

    Not enough contact time with tutors and supervisors

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-09-30
  3. "Computer Security and Resillience Graduate"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Newcastle, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very nice people, excellent facilities

    Cons

    Not very much to be honest

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-09-24
  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time

    Pros

    Very good research environment, really enjoy it

    Cons

    Have been here for 7years, really love it

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-09-20
  5. "Very good experience"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Trusted with your own contributions

    Cons

    Same as any other office job

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-08-31
  6. "Really enjoyed my time at Newcastle University"

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    Former Employee - Student Teacher 

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time

    Pros

    Helpful staff and great environment

    Cons

    - - - - -

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-08-27
  7. "Good System"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good, supportive and inclusive attitude at a university level, with a lot of staff benefits in place

    Cons

    Very large system which often makes any progression or day to day tasks slow.

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-09-10
  8. "Not too Bad"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time

    Pros

    Good working hours for people with other commitments, good amount of overtime available, approachable supervisors.

    Cons

    inflexible work, low pay, little opportunity for progression, unrealistic goals and targets, minimal staff.

    Advice to Management

    generate more opportunities for progression within the company, and full- time hours to those who want them.

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-09-02
  9. "good experience, friendly university, good facilities"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student 

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good experience, friendly university, good facilities

    Cons

    not as big a social community for PhD students as some other universities.

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-08-15
  10. "Really lovely place to work for. They look after their employees"

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    Current Employee - KTPA AI Research Software Engineer 

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They look after their employees, there is room for professional growth

    Cons

    There is really no down sides. Worked on a project for the University outside the University at a company site.

    University of Newcastle (UK)2019-08-15
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